Dawson, Margaret Mercer

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Dawson, Margaret Mercer

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  • Mercer, Margaret Ann Young

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Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1830, the daughter of a merchant, Margaret A. Y. Mercer married John William Dawson in March of 1847. The couple lived at 293 University Street, Montreal. One of her sons, George Mercer Dawson (1849–1901), became a well known and respected scientist and geologist like his father. She died in September of 1913.


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Dawson-Harrington Families

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Dawson, Eva, 1865-1915 (1865-1915)

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Dawson, Eva, 1865-1915

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Dawson, Margaret Mercer

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Annmarie Adams and Peter Gossage, “Health Matters: The Dawson and Harrington Families at Home.”

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